Department: Early Childhood

 Staff Listing

Purple Room Teacher (Nursery)

Cloonan, Nancy

Rainbow Room Teacher (Pre-Kindergarten)

McKinsey, Rachel

I’m here to help build your children’s relationship with God. I encourage their growth in social and emotional development thru play. “All your children shall be taught by the Lord, and great shall be the peace of your children.” Isaiah 54:13 Joined St. James Team: 2019 Education: Child Development Associate & Technical Early Childhood Certificate

Indigo Room Teacher (Preschool 3's)

Pollard, Nikki

I am passionate about early childhood education. My hope is for your child to love school and for them grow socially and emotionally and also in their faith. I emphasize kindness and being a good citizen. After moving to Lafayette from Peoria, Illinois during the summer of 2022. Before joining the St. James team I […]

Orange Room Teacher (Preschool 2's)

Yeaman, Bethany

I believe in creating a safe environment for my students to grow socially and emotionally. In my classroom we will learn about how loved we are by God and how we are all his children. Joined St. James Team: 2019 Education: Child Development Associate Credential

Yellow Room Teacher (Preschool 2's)

Lucies, Tonya

Blue Room Teacher (Preschool 3's / Pre-Kindergarten)

Hall, Chandler

I believe in making my classroom like a second home for my students. I hope to create a space where students are excited to come to learn, play, make friends, laugh, cry, make mistakes, and come back the next day to do it all again. A place where they feel safe, valued, and loved for […]

Music Teacher, Preschool - Third Grade

Keller, Maggie

I believe that music is a fundamental part of a well-rounded, Christ-centered education. I believe that all students should receive a quality music education so that they may become tuneful, beatful and artful, and connect to multiple generations through music. After graduating college with a degree in Music Education from Anderson University, I taught for 3 […]

Green Room Teacher (Toddlers)

Bryan, Tasha